- L.A. Cathedral – Mar. 17 / (7:23’)
The Los Angeles Cathedral, designed by Pritzker Price winner Rafael Moneo from Madrid, Spain,was captured throughout one year and brings to light the way people relate to the building.
- Gehry in Vegas – Feb. 15 / (7:15’)
The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas is a joyful, youthful and exuberant building. Frank Gehry shows us that he remains a young architect at eighty–four.
- The Blue Boulevard Vision – Feb. 10 / (7:30’)
This video illustrates synoptically Professor Michael Burt’s vision of a marine development option for Israel through the creation of artificial islands capable of absorbing 3,000,000 people and infrastructure.
- Israel Beyond Wars – Dec. 29 / (8:59’)
This video tries to bring up a different image of Israel than the ones frequently shown by the media. By presenting some architectural and spaces for people examples, the viewer may see aspects of a normal life.
- Cooler than the Mall – Nov. 11 / (6:53’)
The Cerritos Library creates a challenge to the very meaning of what a library should be today. The library represents well the multiculturalism that it embodies.
- Growing Cities: Life Quality & Dwelling – Oct 28 / (7:42’)
By linking between the September 2012 issue of Foreign Policy, downtown Long Beach and the Walker Building, the video shows how architecture can play a critical role in bringing quantitative solutions for the needs of a growing population and in determining the life quality standards of the 21st. Century.
- A Destination for Learning – Sept.24 / (6:38’)
Why is it that libraries remain an important subject today? The Los Angeles Central Library’s success is presented by showing the relationship between old, new and the people’s use of the building.
- The Sands of Long Beach – Sept. 8 / (8:17’)
Long Beach’s beaches, mostly not crowded and relaxing, serve mainly its local population. This video illustrates different segments for different interests: walking, biking, kitesurfing and water sports.
- High Definition Space – August 24 / (5:05’)
The Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City, Los Angeles, is a bridge between the public at large and the art of photography. This video illustrates some of its features and brings up samples of photographs by great photographers.
- Grand Park, Part One – Aug. 16 / (4:58’)
Downtown LA’s Grand Park has been an instant success. This video illustrates the urban context and documents how design can impact a diverse public, from children to senior citizens. It shows the park major features: the restored and expanded fountain with interactive date jets, the drought-tolerant planting, the magenta-colored mobile furniture.
- Part 2 – The Olympic Effect – August 2 / (8:24’)
Part 2 brings up some examples of new projects built in London in parallel with the Olympic Games. They include Renzo Piano’s Shard and St. Giles, Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron’s Serpentine Gallery pavilion, King’s Cross Terminal renewal, the Emirates Air Line cable car and new design for the city.
- Part 1 – London’s Olympian Architecture / July 26 / (8:21’)
Illustrating the main ideas behind the planning London’s 2012 Olympics. Buildings: the Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Center, the Velodrome, the Basketball Arena and the Orbit tower. Comments by London’s Mayor, Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond.
- Jump-Start to Success – July 10 / Santa Monica Promenade (6:07’)
How Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade came to be what is today.
- The Rock and the Pavilion – June 27 / (4:02’)
A contrast between two nearby artworks at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Michael Heizer’s “Levitated Mass” and Bruce Goff’s Pavilion for Japanese Art.
- Downtown LA: Towards Urban Sustainability / June 9 / (7:10’)
Los Angeles’ Downtown as a place that embodies potential sustainability. In spite of its assets in cultural, financial and historic buildings and a unique network of freeways and public transportation, it has a population of only 50,000. This documentary tries to point out at the fact that sustainability is not only about LEED’s platinum-rated buildings; it demands multi-use complexity and compactness. The visuals try to show what already is in place, capable of absorbing hundreds of thousands residents that may live and work in this centrally located area.
- A Living Room for the City – May 26 / 9:40’)
A Visual point of view: Frank Gehry’s Disney Hall. Its genesis and its design as a living room for the city.
- Part 2: The Wall, Fast Food & Fellini – April 21 / (5:40’)
An encounter with “The Wall Along Wilshire,” following a visit of selected artworks at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (Part 1.)
- Part 1: Fellini, Art & Architecture – April 21 / (6:07’)
First steps into movie-making inspired by Fellini’s Juliet of the Spirits.
- Permaculture Goes to School – Feb. 24 / (14:06’)
Documentation at the Muse’s School, in Malibu, of a two-day permaculture workshop.
Promotions, Trailers & Commercials
Normality “Lo-Normali Trailer – March 10, 2017 / (0:29’)
NORMALITY “LO-NORMALI” is coming soon. This trailer anticipates some aspects of Israel’s everyday life that you won’t see on the news. You will be surprised!
Human-Made Plastic Ocean (3:56) “A Plastic Ocean” film promotion – February 8, 2017
The premiere of “A Plastic Ocean” at the Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills signals the beginning of the long march of an eye-opener documentary, that shows to what degree we all contribute to pollute the ocean every day. Adam Leipzig, co-producer of the film and publisher of Cultural Weekly, talks about the film, that was shot in twenty different locations around the world and took four years to produce.
Food for Thought (2:59) Farm Urbana Promotion January 16, 2017.
Farm Urbana, as presented in “Food for Thought,” proposes practical solutions to help the rapidly growing urban population’s access to fresh food close to home. Ruth Meghiddo challenges developers, architects, and property owners to include urban farming as an integral part of the built environment. She sees bridging between urban farming and design a critical response to the planet’s sustainability problems.
With an Architect’s Eye (2:51) ArchiDocu self-promotion (English)
The Architect’s Eye (2:53’)
New House for Santa Monica Lifestyle (4:17)
A real estate promotional video.
10601 Wilshire Blvd., # 1602 – (2:46’)
A real estate promotional video.
Wilshire House 704 (2:17’)
a real estate promotional video.
Urban Corridor Matrix (9:31’)
The Urban Corridor Matrix is the result of a research conducted by Meghiddo Architects over several years to look for alternative ways of conceiving medium to high density mixed-use development. Some of its features include public spaces within the blocks, institutional facilities above street level, residential units of multiple types, time share of working spaces, a mix of retail commerce and site-specific public art. It is based on a system open to change and future growth and it confronts comprehensively issues of sustainability and affordability.
Real Estate with an architect’s eye (2:51’)
El ojo del arquitecto en inmobiliaria (2:51’)
Who is She? – August 1, 2013 / (2:48’)
Trailer preceding “Empty Lot for People) A rehearsal of a performance-collaboration by three artists: choreographer Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, public artist Terry Braunstein and animator David Familian. With audio of Beat Poet Jack Kerouac. Recorded by Rick Meghiddo at CSULB’s Dance Department on August 14, 2013.